BARTA’s Large Animal Rescue Responder, rescue techniques module is linked to the knowledge and understanding required to satisfy fire and rescue service national operational guidance and national occupational standards.

Key areas of learning include:

  • Situational Awareness: Common species encountered, environments, impact of people and legislation applicable to the first responder
  • Casualty Centred Rescue: Tactical use of chemical control and anatomical considerations for chosen rescue techniques
  • Rescue Techniques: Manual and mechanical rescue techniques
  • Case Studies and Scenarios: Application of learning through table top and practical scenarios

Module Details:

Duration: 2 days (Maximum 12 Delegates)

Please note: An additional two days can be arranged for a day on both equines and livestock in regard to behaviours and handling, using either our facilities or potentially local to your service

Location: BARTA Training Facility, The Horse Trust, Buckinghamshire or can be held in your own facility if space is available.

Eligible candidates: Delegates may attend from agencies with an organised response model for dealing with incidents involving large animals

Prerequisite: Eligible candidates will have completed BARTA’s initial training, 10 Steps to Situational Awareness in preparation for this course

We do have spaces available on a course running at the Mare and Foal Sanctuary in Newton Abbot.

If you are interested in attending that course or a future course with us, please use the register interest button and we will be in touch with potential dates.